Programme

Nordic Conference on Men’s Health
Third Nordic conference in Stockholm 10th and 11th April 2008:

Programme Last updated: February 13th 2008

Thursday 10th – 12:30-17:00 (Registration starts at 11:00)

Opening session 12:30-12:45

Men’s Health in Europe – with a focus on men and cancer
Alan White, Professor of men’s health & Director the Centre for Men’s Health, Leeds Metropolitan University (UK) 45 min
Presentation

Prevalence and survival in relation to PSA testing for prostate cancer
Jan Adolfsson MD, Associate Professor of Urology, Director of the Oncological Center, Stockholm/Gotland (Sweden) 20 min
Presentation

PSA testing – psycho social aspects
Gunnar Steineck MD, Professor Karolinska Institutet/Göteborg University (Sweden) 20 min
Presentation

Pause

Depression in men – diagnosis and treatment
Ullakarin Nyberg MD/PhD, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) 20 min
Presentation

Suicide among men
Bo Runeson, Associate professor MD PhD , Dep Clin Neuroscience, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) 20 min
Presentation

Towards better care for men who lose a wife to cancer
Arna Hauksdóttir, PhD student, Clinical Cancer Epidemiology, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) 20 min

Pause

Enhanced mortality amongst widowers
Bragi Skúlason, Hospital Pastor/PhD student, Landspitalinn (University Hospital), Reykjavik (Iceland) 20 min
Presentation

Cognitive dysfunction after treatment for testicular cancer
Johanna Skoogh, Leg Psychologist & PhD student, Clinical Cancer epidemiology,
Sahlgrenska Akademin, Göteborg University (Sweden) 20 min

Masculinity and Men’s Health – Coronary Heart Disease in Medical and Public Discourse
Elianne Riska, Professor, Swedish School of Social Science, University of Helsinki (Finland) 20 min
Presentation

PANEL DISCUSSION 30 min
Moderator: Lena Kanström, Director, Center of Public Health, Stockholm County Council (Sweden)

Friday 11th – 9:00-16:00

SWEDPOS
Pia Dellson, Swedish Society for Psycho Social Oncolgy (Sweden) 20 min
Presentation

Male menopause – psycho social aspects
Stefan Arver MD, Professor, Center for Andrology and Sexual Medicine
Karolinska University Hospital (Sweden) 20 min
Presentation

Psychotherapeutic treatment of men with post natal depression
Svend Aage Madsen PhD, Head Psychologist, Copenhagen University Hospital (Denmark) 20 min
Presentation

Pause

The Men’s movement in Sweden
Helena Hill PhD, the School of Gender, History and Culture, Södertörn University College (Sweden) 20 min

Gender equality from the male perspective – a new Swedish movement
Zanyar Adami, Editor in chief (Sweden) 20 min

Viking or Wise – polarising Icelandic male identity
Bragi Skúlason, Hospital Pastor/PhD student, Landspitalinn (University Hospital), Reykjavik (Iceland) 20 min
Presentation

PANEL DISCUSSION 30 min
Moderators: Karen Leander, Stockholm Centre for Public Health and Maria Danielsson, Centre for Epidemiology, National Board of Health and Welfare (Sweden)

Lunch

“Forced” parental leave – the Icelandic experience
Ingólfur Gíslason, University of Reykjavik (Iceland) 20 min
Presentation
Icelandic report

Fathers without children & the Fathers Advocate
Arne Wirén, journalist & Stefan Blomgren, a father without children (Sweden) 20 min

Emotional isolation in Swedish men
Asgeir R. Helgason, Associate Professor, Karolinska Institutet (Sweden) 20 min
Presentation

Promoting men’s sexual health – experiences from Järva Men’s Clinic
Gunilla Neves Ekman, MPH qualified social worker, Stockholm Centre for Public Health & Järva mansmottagning (Sweden) 20 min
Presentation

Setting up a resource centre for men
Ulf Rikter-Svendsen, director, Reform – Resource Centre for Men (Norway)
20 min
Presentation

PANEL DISCUSSION 30 min
Moderator: Sarah Wamala, Associate Professor, Head of Department for Health Promotion and Disease Prevention, Stockholm County Council (Sweden)

Closing remarks
Svend Aage Madsen, PhD, Head Psychologist Denmark, President of Danish Men’s Health Society 20 min

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